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Defence Honours & Awards

Australian Awards

Air Force Ground Combat Badge

The Air Force Ground Combat Badge (AFGCB) recognises service by Permanent or Reserve Air Force members whose deployed role in a ‘warlike’ area of operations required them to operate within a combat, or escalated threat environment, beyond that routinely experienced within a deployed base.

In exceptional circumstances, service in a non-warlike area of operations may be recognised for the purpose of determining eligibility for the awarding of the AFGCB.

The AFGCB is administered by Director General Personnel - Air Force. Details are provided in Chief of Air Force Directive 19/13 (Pdf) .

Additional Information

For more information, and a copy of the application form, see Chief of Air Force Directive 19/13 (Pdf) .

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